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    I move that House Bill 1126 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 8, line 30; (03)MO112603.8. -->     Page 8, after line 30, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 20-7.5-1-4; (03)MO112603.4. -->     "SECTION 4. IC 20-7.5-1-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.286-2001, SECTION 6, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003]: Sec. 4. Subjects of Bargaining. (a) A school employer shall bargain collectively with the exclusive representative on the following: salary, wages, hours, and salary and wage related fringe benefits, including accident, sickness, health, dental, or other benefits under IC 20-5-2-2 that are subjects of bargaining on July 1, 2001. A contract may also contain a grievance procedure culminating in final and binding arbitration of unresolved grievances, but such binding arbitration shall have no power to amend, add to, subtract from or supplement provisions of the contract.
     (b) In bargaining collectively, a school employer and exclusive representative shall, to the extent that it is reasonably possible, equate teachers who were licensed under various standards if the standards complied with Indiana statutes or rules at the time the teachers were initially licensed or renewed their licenses. The school corporation and exclusive representative must consider the following:
        (1) The general assembly's intent in adopting IC 20-6.1-3-3.    
        (2) The type of degree and number and types of courses required for licensure at the time a teacher's license was

granted, including accepted practices and research at the time.
        (3) Continuing education requirements.
        (4) Rules adopted by the Indiana state board of education or the professional standards board.
    (Reference is to HB 1126 as printed February 28, 2003.)


Representative Thompson

MO112603/DI 71     2003